An attachment is an image or other file uploaded through the post editor's upload utility. Attachments can be displayed on their own 'page' or template. For more information, see Using Image and File Attachments.

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Correct Syntax for uploading files to custom directory in Wordpress

I have current PHP code that works when attaching files on a form. The files have to go to a certain directory. I know that while attaching in Wordpress I need to use a different syntax. However, I've ...
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Broken? WP_Query and “attachment” as a post type

I have a gallery attached to a page. On that page, I'm running the following query: $events_gallery = new WP_Query( // Start a new query for our videos array( 'post_parent' => $post->ID, // ...
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After I upload a file to library its name converted to dashes

I've a problem when I upload Attachment file (any extension) with Arabic name, for example اسم الصورة.jpg, It renamed to -------------.jpg ! I've plugins to crop the uploaded Image, I tried to ...
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Getting a taxonomy's thumbnail url

This is how I am currently trying: $taxonomies = array( 'product_cat' ); $args = array( 'orderby' => 'name', 'order' => 'ASC', 'hide_empty' => ...
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Get the title and URL of the attachment parent post

Goal: From my image.php, I am displaying the attachment image and some descriptions. I also want get the post from where it was originally posted. I only need the title and the url so that you can ...
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How can I UN-attach media from a post?

I'm having a trouble un-attaching media from a post without deleting it entirely from my site. Is there a simple way to unattach an image from a post for instance?
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get_post orderby not working in plugin

Please take a look at the loops below, I'm having issues trying to order the attachment by title, name, and modified. <?php foreach ($instance['data'] as $id) : ...
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How can I display image metadata?

I'm trying to add a filter to the_content that will find all images in the post and append the custom attachment metadata credit to it. Here's the functions I've have: Adds the Credit field to ...
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Creating attachments archive in tags and categories

Per this question (How to create an attachments archive with working pagination?), I've been using the following function to have archive pages display attachments as well as pages and posts. It was ...
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Change permalink to attachment

Hello i found this code and I modified a litle, but i have a problem with it. I want the link of the attachment page to be something like this [post-permalink]/[gallery]/[postid] 1234/ .. /1253/ ...
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Change the Permalink for wordpress attachment

My attachments are currently rewritten from http://localhost/?attachment_id=3 to http://localhost/images/image-title using @Bainternet's answer here. $new_rules['images/(\d*)$'] = 'index.php?...
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JSON API Plugin not showing Attachments id reused

First of all, I am talking about this plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/json-api/ So now regarding my problem: The plugin is working fine and without any problems. All attachments are showen for ...
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How To Retrieve An Image Attachment's Alt Text?

I am using an attachment.php file to show large versions of images that have been clicked on elsewhere. I'd like to pull the image alt text as a caption under the image with javascript, but the alt ...
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wp_query for displaying attachments with a tag

So I am running the following query: <?php $args = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'oderby' => 'title', 'order'...
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Media library images “missing” after migrating them using SQL

I am migrating a lot of posts from an old site to a new site, and these posts have a lot of Advanced Custom Field "relationship" data attached to them. Because of this, I want to keep all of the ids ...
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Insert Media - Attachment - Link to : Remove the “attachment page” option

I want to remove the attachment page option from the attachment's link-to selection. I don't always want to tell my clients to avoid selecting this option, I simply want to take it out. But I am not ...
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Get Attachment ID from URL [duplicate]

I have the URL of an image which I know is an attachment. Now, I need to find out the attachment ID. This is what I've got (thanks to PippinsPlugins): // retrieves the attachment ID from the file ...
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Insert attachments from front end form

I built a front end form but suddenly cannot submit my image attachments. Refer to these articles which do not get it done: http://voodoopress.com/including-images-as-attachments-or-featured-image-...
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How to restrict access to uploaded files?

I have a restricted area on a website that can only be accessed by logged in users. For that I created a page template with a 'current_user_can()' condition. My problem is that the documents attached ...
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simple solution for restricting access to (some) uploads/downloads

Initial Situation For a site I'm setting up I was looking into the whole field of securing uploads/downloads and restricting access to them based on user roles/capabilities. Of course I have read ...
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Strange problem with wp_get_attachment_image_src database (db) query count

I have a purchased theme that has a custom WordPress loop in it that looks for image attachments via wp_get_attachment_image_src. It does this by doing the following: $image = ...
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How can I bulk delete media and attachments using WP-CLI?

I'm trying to mass delete 4000 images in a wordpress website. WP itself sets the max to 999, which would work fine and take a few minutes to delete them via the backend. However, I get REQUEST URI TOO ...
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How to get images only attached from edit post page

I have developed a custom wordpress panel with a custom front-end recently. In single post pages there is a slider. I display the result of get_attached_media( 'image' ) function as the images of ...
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wp_get_attachment_image_src and server path

wp_get_attachment_image_src will give me URL and dimensions for an image. But is there any way to get the server path for a scaled image (like /html/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/cat-2-300x225....
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How do I change attachment slug from name to id

I need to change the slug of the attachment post. Currently, it is showing attachment name , I want it to be replaced by id of attachment. Edit : Thanks to suggestion by TheDeadMedic, I am now ...
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Hide Image Container if No Image Attachments

I have a CPT that displays any attached images via a slider. However, when there are no attached images the slider still appears. Is there a way to add a conditional IF statement that will hide the ...
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Getting attachments by meta value

I'm stuck at a very simple point: I need to get all attachments by a custom meta key (and value). I'm developing a short code, so it has to work on every possible page. What I've tried so far: $args ...
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Adding meta data to an attachment post

I want to add a meta data to my attachment posts, so I can get them in order by meta value later. That meta value would be 'price'. So I thought this could work: I have this args: $args = array( '...
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Wordpress wp_get_attachment_thumb_url full

My code in index: (show all attachment by one post ID) <?php query_posts('p=1498'); if (have_posts()) { while (have_posts()) { the_post(); ?> <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => '...
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How to import files to individual posts of a custom type

I'm very inexperienced in WP, so I may have some fundamental misunderstandings - definitely open to alternative approaches if this one is crazy! I have a collection of several hundred files, split ...
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How to check an ajax nonce in PHP

I'm modifying the media modal adding a new menu item to add external attachments to the media library. From the JS code I'm calling a PHP function that touches the database and accepts three ...
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Get attachment by meta_key value

I need to get the attachment (will be only one per post) associated to a post with meta_key wpcf-legislacion-gratis (not matter the value the column has) by using a custom query using get_posts() ...
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How to trigger a refresh in the media modal

I'm developing a plugin that adds a new tab to the media modal, and I need to know a way trigger a refresh of the attachments tab so it shows newly added attachments. This is the code I'm using: wp....
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Stop WordPress from reserving slugs for media items?

I am experiencing some odd behavior, that apparently happens "out of the box" with WordPress. If I upload a file through the media manager called: services.jpg; then go try to create a page with the ...
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How to get blog id of a post from admin panel?

I have multi-site and using add_attachment($post_id) hook to get the $post_id whenever a binary file is uploaded. I need to figure out the $blog_id of that post. How would I go about doing this? I ...
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Automatically attach image to post if they have the same title

I have 200 images in my WP install. Currently, each image... has its own post (the post title is the same as the image title) is the featured image of that post is inserted into the post However,...
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How do you import images from a URL in your post?

I am looking to automatically set the featured image from a URL, I have a plugin that creates new posts and has a link back to the source website, I would like to be able to scrape that link for an ...
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is it possible to force wordpress to always save thumbnails as 'jpg' not 'png'

I cant see any settings and cant see much in the php api docs regarding this? for instance if the original file upload is a png wordpress converts to jpg
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Get Image tag from content of post

I have create a custom sidebar, and want to show only posts images in that sidebar. I have add a post with some text and choose image from gallery in the content of that post. Now i want to get only ...
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Audio or playlist shortcode condition according to the amount of files on attachment page

My reason for doing this is for a music & entertainment site where users will have the ability to share music and videos on other websites via embed code. I'm using the audio.php and video.php ...
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Include attachments with a custom taxonomy in search

I need to include attachments in the search. So far, I have managed this by hooking into pre_get_posts and checking if it's on the search results page, I add 'attachment' to the post_type and 'inherit'...
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File path for attachments outside of wp-content/uploads

I am creating some custom post creation pages with PHP. I create a simple post and want to attach an image I already have on my server to the post without moving it into the upload directory. I am ...
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Add custom field to media attachment image attribute in post editor

I have the following filter, but do not know how to add custom attributes to image field, when attaching media to post. example <img data-ext-link-title="" data-ext-link-url=""> functions....
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Delivering a file instead of wordpress page

I'm trying to make a page where a user provides an ID of a attachment and the site will set the headers and deliver that file instead of a 404 page. so /download/1754 would lookup the attachment with ...
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Upload unnattached image from frontend

I am using the below function to let users upload files from the front end. It works great except that I would like the file to NOT be attached to any post. Currently, the file is automatically ...
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Attachments doesn't update

I did use wp_attachments to display images from posts by url. With that in functions.php 'function twentythirteen_the_attached_image() { $post = get_post(); $attachment_size = ...
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How can I change wordpress attachment url and protect it?

I was confused by one thing, because Wordpress attachment url is directly to see and for download, I want to hidden it and make it transfer by one file so I can add some control for this file. now I ...
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How to retrieve images attached to post through media library?

I have been struggling to retrieve image attachments to specific post without success until I found that images inserted into the post via media library are not treated as attachments. That is, you ...
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i'm trying to get all my media query attachments via ajax in wordpress

i'm trying to load all my media files via ajax: $.ajax({ url: '/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php', type: 'post', data: { 'action': 'query-attachments', 'post_id': 0, ...
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Issue on Getting WP Gallery Items In cpt-single.php As Attachments

Having a "Custom Post Type" called Projects I am trying to get actual URL of images added into Post Gallery and list them in class other than WordPress built in .gallery. This is the code which I ...